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Forum: Hardware 2020-11-24, 22:15
Replies: 102
Views: 5,733
Posted By Mark Rose
Turn off WPS, too. WiFi Pathetic Security is...

Turn off WPS, too. WiFi Pathetic Security is susceptible to brute forcing.
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-24, 22:12
Replies: 102
Views: 5,733
Posted By Mark Rose
I said, certified geek Seven days a week WEP...

I said, certified geek
Seven days a week
WEP protocol
Make that wifi game weak, woo
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-24, 22:09
Replies: 70
Views: 5,104
Posted By Mark Rose
Probably not worth it, unless you need the single...

Probably not worth it, unless you need the single threaded performance for something particular (like high refresh gaming)
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-22, 06:51
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Posted By Mark Rose
The rating of a PSU is how much it can supply,...

The rating of a PSU is how much it can supply, not how much it draws. A 500 watt power supply drawing 507 watts is running under its rated capacity (basically no power supply is 98% efficient). That...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-21, 05:55
Replies: 45
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mark Rose
I missed the Pro part :cmd:

I missed the Pro part :cmd:
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-21, 03:46
Replies: 45
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mark Rose
The Radeon VII was discontinued in June 2019....

The Radeon VII was discontinued in June 2019. They only made them for 5 months.

But surely AMD has seen their prices in the used market, so there's definitely demand for a replacement.
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-20, 21:23
Replies: 45
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mark Rose
I'm hoping AMD released a cut-down CDMA card as a...

I'm hoping AMD released a cut-down CDMA card as a Radeon VII replacement.
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-11-19, 21:03
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Mark Rose
Until recently I was doing a lot of trial...

Until recently I was doing a lot of trial factoring on candidates that hadn't yet been double checked, since I like to direct my resources to double checking. In a sense I would be eliminating...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-19, 01:08
Replies: 45
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mark Rose
Looks like Radeon VII is still going to be the...

Looks like Radeon VII is still going to be the card to get. Also, the attachment feature of the forum doesn't like svg files, so here is a link:
...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-18, 17:16
Replies: 45
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mark Rose
128 MB of L3 cache. I bet gpuOwl will benefit...

128 MB of L3 cache. I bet gpuOwl will benefit from that.
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-18, 04:06
Replies: 7
Sticky: Poll: Donation discussion?
Views: 255
Posted By Mark Rose
They don't call it the Canuckistan Kopek for...

They don't call it the Canuckistan Kopek for nothing.
Forum: mersenne.ca 2020-11-18, 03:51
Replies: 52
Views: 1,629
Posted By Mark Rose
Some ISP recursive resolvers don't respect short...

Some ISP recursive resolvers don't respect short TTLs, especially under 60 seconds. When I looked at your DNS records earlier they were all set to 3600, so that shouldn't normally be a problem. And I...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-18, 00:36
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Posted By Mark Rose
Remove any Affinity= lines from local.txt while...

Remove any Affinity= lines from local.txt while Prime95/mprime isn't running.

If that doesn't help, I'd verify that each memory channel is populated evenly. I don't know if you have 8 or 16 DIMM...
Forum: mersenne.ca 2020-11-16, 22:13
Replies: 52
Views: 1,629
Posted By Mark Rose
What version of MySQL are you running? You...

What version of MySQL are you running?

You shouldn't see IO stalls like that.

Do those tables have foreign keys that aren't indexed on the foreign table? Or any triggers that have unindexed...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-16, 20:51
Replies: 70
Views: 5,104
Posted By Mark Rose
That eco mode is super efficient! What clock...

That eco mode is super efficient! What clock speeds do you see running in eco?
Forum: mersenne.ca 2020-11-16, 05:51
Replies: 52
Views: 1,629
Posted By Mark Rose
In the future, you can pipe the output of...

In the future, you can pipe the output of mysqldump to the mysql command on the remote server using nc. It's too late now, but something to keep in mind. And to do it encrypted you could forward a...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-16, 05:41
Replies: 70
Views: 5,104
Posted By Mark Rose
25% higher! Wow! That does say something...

25% higher! Wow!

That does say something about how memory starved the 6 core chip is though, if rank interleaving can provide that much more bandwidth.

Could you test that dual rank memory...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-11, 19:23
Replies: 45
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mark Rose
So the above rumour was a bust, but now there are...

So the above rumour was a bust, but now there are some benchmarks: https://videocardz.com/newz/amd-radeon-rx-6800-xt-and-rx-6800-geekbench-opencl-benchmarks-leaked
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-09, 16:11
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By Mark Rose
I would boot a Linux live image and run `lscpu`...

I would boot a Linux live image and run `lscpu` in a terminal.
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-09, 15:47
Replies: 45
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mark Rose
AMD Radeon RX 6800 1.5x faster than GeForce RTX...

AMD Radeon RX 6800 1.5x faster than GeForce RTX 3090 in mining (https://videocardz.com/newz/amd-radeon-rx-6800-allegedly-1-5x-faster-than-geforce-rtx-3090-in-cryptocurrency-mining)

If true, it's...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-09, 05:14
Replies: 70
Views: 5,104
Posted By Mark Rose
I'm still debating on getting a new system this...

I'm still debating on getting a new system this year. Nothing I do in particular needs it, but new toys are fun.

I'm using a 6 core i7-5820K as a desktop.

There are some games I play that...
Forum: Linux 2020-11-09, 05:10
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By Mark Rose
Intel 64 is like AMD 64: it's Intel's...

Intel 64 is like AMD 64: it's Intel's implementation of x86-64. Just about every CPU Intel has made in the last 15 years supports it.

A lot of these low end processors did ship in systems equipped...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-08, 21:57
Replies: 1,542
RIP
Views: 110,632
Posted By Mark Rose
I think Ken Jennings would be a good host. He...

I think Ken Jennings would be a good host. He knows the game, people like him.

OpKOm-LLRhA
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-08, 21:28
Replies: 70
Views: 5,104
Posted By Mark Rose
This comment on that video is worth reading: ...

This comment on that video is worth reading:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UkGu6A-6sQ&lc=UgwRHGXOaxbVujcRloV4AaABAg
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-08, 21:21
Replies: 70
Views: 5,104
Posted By Mark Rose
I've seen the discussion, too. The bit about 16...

I've seen the discussion, too. The bit about 16 GB single rank comes from Steve at Gamers Nexus in his concluding remarks:



-UkGu6A-6sQ

I bet there was a misunderstanding at some point. It...
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